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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/08/2020.

Senior Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 358-2448133-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cardiac Investigations,Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 Per Annum

Band 6 Cardiac Physiologist (Non-Invasive)


The University Hospitals of Leicester are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, providing services to over one million residents in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The Trust is proud to work closely with both the University of Leicester and De Montfort University to provide world-class teaching to the next generation of healthcare staff.


The Cardiac Investigations Department at Glenfield Hospital is looking for a fully qualified, experienced Band 6 Cardiac Physiologist to join their friendly and enthusiastic Non-Invasive team. This busy area currently supports more than 20 Consultant Cardiologists across three sites, and at times sees more than 150 patients in a day. The candidate will therefore need to be highly motivated and display excellent communication and analytical skills.

The role will primarily involve leading exercise tolerance tests, performing routine and complex heart rhythm analysis, and supervision and training of junior staff in the relevant areas of Non-Invasive Cardiology.

The candidate is expected to have a broad range of knowledge and experience in Non-Invasive Cardiology and good background knowledge of Invasive Cardiology.

To be considered for this role you will need to be a fully qualified Cardiac Physiologist with one of the following qualifications:

    • BSc Clinical Physiology – Cardiology
    • BSc Healthcare Science (PTP) – Clinical Cardiac Physiology
    • MSc in Healthcare Science (STP) – Clinical Cardiac Physiology
    • DipHE or HND/C in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement

Please see the full Person Specification for further requirements and the Job Description for the full list of duties.


Leicester is a multi-cultural City which has robust transport links to all parts of the country. It has a lively city centre with restaurants, bars and shopping. If you are considering a re-location we are able to support you in your move.


For further details or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Please be aware that due to the current situation, delays in any communication may occur.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKaren PercyJob titleChief Cradiac PhysiologistEmail addresskaren.percy@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 2502907Additional contact information

For further information about the post, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Karen Percy, Chief Cardiac Physiologist, head of Invasive services and Devices Clinic on 0116 2502907



Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

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COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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